Sweet potato blend = vodka bragging rights

Distiller David Souza. (Sun-Star photo)
From the Merced (CA) Sun-Star:

ATWATER, CA -- The only commercially distributed sweet potato vodka in the world is made in Atwater.

OK, before you get upset, yes, the Japanese spirit sochu is sometimes made from sweet potatoes. But David Souza's High Roller Vodka is something new.

Souza makes his vodka in small batches at a micro-distillery he assembled in his family's garage from a secret recipe that includes a blend of four types of sweet potatoes. The spuds are always fresh, as he and his family live and work on more than 1,000 acres of farmland.

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